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NTU & WAN-IFRA's Hackathon for the news publishing industry

NTU & WAN-IFRA's Hackathon for the news publishing industry

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Opennews.Hack is the #1 Digital Media Innovation accelerator in Asia. It is made possible by NTU & WAN-IFRA's Newsplex Asia and SPH Profesional Development Fund.  

Why Digital Media Innovation?

Digital Media Innovation is fluid and characterized by an ever-changing stream of news technologies, ideas and products. By focussing on Digital Media Innovation, OPENNEWS.HACK aims to:

  • Promote digital citizenship
  • Support innovation in new ways to digitally inform and engage people and communities
  • Accelerate free exchange of information, cultivate critical inquiry and investigation, nurture the power of impactful story telling
  • Rethink how the news is architectured and how information gets produced to open new ways for people to consume and share news

Key Objectives

  • Catalyze digital innovation
  • Strengthen journalism education
  • Support social media journalism
  • Disrupt/ ignite news industry
  • Promote interactive information and data visualisation
  • Train journalists to think transversely to collect and disseminate news across Web 2.0 Channels



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Nurul Fitriyana


2013-08-29 07:44

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